AW: PE2650 / Perc 3Di crash

Andy De Petter adepette at skybel.net
Wed Aug 6 03:13:29 CDT 2003


What firmware REV do you have on your disks?

-a

Vincent Blondel wrote:

>Andy,
>
>If I compare your disks with those I have in my
>server, you got no problems with
>
>ST318406LC ( Cheetah 36es ) --> U160
>
>but you got well problems with disks
>
>ST336753LC ( Cheetah 15.3K ) --> U320 and I got
>problems with the same disks ( just 18.4 G0 instead of
>36.7 Go but I don't know firmware revision of my disks
>... )
>ST318453LC ( Cheetah 15.3K ) --> U320.
>
>So if we look at Cheetah 15.3K specifications, these
>disks are U320 interface and SCSI RAID Controller
>5400s is a U160 interface.
>
>So, maybe problems come from this or other
>specifications in the Cheetah 15.3K product.
>
>vincent
>
>--- Andy De Petter <adepette at skybel.net> wrote:
>  
>
>>Sorry, forgot to put the revision on the Seagate
>>ST336753LC: it's REV A00
>>
>>-a
>>
>>Andy De Petter wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>I have a 2650 with:
>>>   OS disk (volume container)
>>>      Seagate ST318406LC (REV A01)
>>>   Data disks (stripe container)
>>>      Fujitsu MAM3367MC (REV A1-21)
>>>
>>>which does not crash, under any circumstances, and
>>>      
>>>
>>machines that do:
>>    
>>
>>>   OS disk (volume container)
>>>      Maxtor OSW925 (REV A00)
>>>   Data disks (stripe container)
>>>      Seagate ST336753LC (REV A00)
>>>
>>>   OS disk (volume container)
>>>      Maxtor OSW925 (REV A00)
>>>   Data disks (stripe container)
>>>      Maxtor OSW925 (REV A00)
>>>
>>>So we're starting to suspect the disks to have
>>>      
>>>
>>something to do with it 
>>    
>>
>>>(or potentially the firmware REV)
>>>
>>>Any others that recognize this? ;)
>>>
>>>-Andy
>>>
>>>Andy De Petter wrote:
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>Another update: I have a working server, with
>>>>        
>>>>
>>Fujitsu disks ..   On 
>>    
>>
>>>>all servers, running Seagate or Maxtor disks
>>>>        
>>>>
>>(both REV. A.00), I have 
>>    
>>
>>>>timeout problems.
>>>>
>>>>I'll post the exact type of models of
>>>>        
>>>>
>>Fujitsu/Seagate/Maxtor disks 
>>    
>>
>>>>tomorrow, so we can maybe see if this is similar
>>>>        
>>>>
>>case, with other 
>>    
>>
>>>>people having problems.
>>>>
>>>>-Andy
>>>>
>>>>Matthias Pigulla wrote:
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>Some more news:
>>>>>
>>>>>A technician from the remote data center where
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>the server is located
>>    
>>
>>>>>just gave me a call. He said that the server's
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>status display was
>>    
>>
>>>>>flashing orange, showing "HD FAILED E0D76"; all
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>the HDD status LEDs are
>>    
>>
>>>>>green.
>>>>>
>>>>>Now - is that a broken/bogus/unstable disk or a
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>software problem? Loose
>>    
>>
>>>>>cabling? ... ?
>>>>>
>>>>>Best regards,
>>>>>Matthias
>>>>>
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